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[awr-thuh-kroh-mat-ik, -thoh-kruh-] /ˌɔr θə kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -θoʊ krə-/

adjective, Photography.
representing correctly the relations of colors as found in a subject; isochromatic.
(of an emulsion) sensitive to all visible colors except red; isochromatic.
(photog) of or relating to an emulsion giving a rendering of relative light intensities of different colours that corresponds approximately to the colour sensitivity of the eye, esp one that is insensitive to red light Sometimes shortened to ortho Compare panchromatic

orthochromatic or·tho·chro·mat·ic (ôr’thə-krō-māt’ĭk)
Staining with the same color as that of the dye used. Used of a cell or tissue.


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